in·​con·​sis·​tence | \ ˌin-kən-ˈsi-stən(t)s How to pronounce inconsistence (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Very inconsistent with practices, which led to inconsistence with games. Percy Allen, The Seattle Times, "No quick fix: UW women’s basketball coach Jody Wynn focuses on daily progress," 31 July 2018 This reduces the risk of side effects such as urinary inconsistence and erectile dysfunction. Houston Chronicle, "Kingwood Medical Center offers new treatment for prostate cancer patients," 23 Apr. 2018 What's also surprising is how many citizens and leaders in our government are not aware of the loopholes and inconsistences in our firearms laws. Anchorage Daily News, "I run Dick’s Sporting Goods. It’s Congress’s turn to do something about guns.," 22 Mar. 2018 All of these things lead to inconsistences within the lineup. Atlanta United Fc, ajc, "Atlanta United: Q&A with Dallas’ Zimmerman," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of inconsistence

1643, in the meaning defined above

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“Inconsistence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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